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Situations Vacant

Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary It is with regret that the Society has heard from John Grice that he will not stand for re-election as Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary at … Continue reading


Poel Event 2014 – Free Workshops

Free Workshops for Equity Actors at the NATIONAL THEATRE and the ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH and DRAMA The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce that the next Poel … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Bristol Study Day

This study day, held on 7 November, was a great success with members from the Southwest, London, Warwick, and Kent. The day began with a tour of the Bristol Theatre Collection. … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Network – Dinner

5pm, 17th December 2013 Spaghetti House, Sicilian Avenue, London (nearest tube: Holborn) The New Researchers’ Network will be meeting on Tuesday 17th December for an informal dinner prior to Dr Vanessa … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize 2013 – Judges Announced

We are pleased to announce the judges for this year’s STR Theatre Book Prize. The theatre profession will be represented by director Charlotte Westenra (pictured) Drama critics will be represented by … Continue reading


Talks About Shakespeare’s Time

WHEN TORCHLIGHT MADE AN ARTIFICIAL – MOON RICH CITY, POOR CITY – WHY WAS THE GLOBE ROUND? – THE PEOPLE’S PUBLIC HERO – STUCK UP AND DOWN ABOUT THE CITY Just … Continue reading


Frank Matcham Society 2013 Theatre Seminar

National Theatres! Friday, October 25th, 2013 London The Frank Matcham Society marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the UK’s National Theatre at the Old Vic with a one day … Continue reading


Wickham Lecture 2013

“Are we all met?” Shakespeare among the amateurs, then and now 17th October 2013, 5.30pm The Wickham Theatre, University of Bristol Presented by Professor Michael Dobson This year’s lecture will look … Continue reading


The Critics’ Circle Centenary Conference

100 Years of Criticism: Key Changes Friday 27 September 2013, 9.30am – 4.30pm Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage NW3 6HY (Opposite Hampstead Theatre, … Continue reading


STR Lecture Series 2013/14

A preliminary programme for the STR’s 2013/14 Winter Lecture Series has been published, including details of speakers and topics. This series of evening lectures, given by invited speakers, is held monthly … Continue reading


Unfinished Histories

This project records British Alternative Theatre, 1968-88 through interviews and the collecting of archive material. The interviews document the alternative theatre experiences of our Interviewees in the context of their background, … Continue reading


Musical Theatre Memorabilia – Stephen Sondheim

A treasure trove of musical theatre memorabilia from the work of one the most famous composers of recent times is to feature at Kingston University. Capturing highlights of the career of … Continue reading